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By Lesleigh Cushing Stahlberg,Peter S. Hawkins

The Bible within the American brief Story examines Biblical affects within the post-World warfare II American brief tale. In a sequence of available chapters, Lesleigh Cushing Stahlberg and Peter S. Hawkins provide close-readings of brief tales by means of major modern writers similar to Flannery O'Connor, Allegra Goodman, Tobias Wolff and Julia Valdez Quade that spotlight the biblical passages that they reference. Exploring episodes from the Hebrew Bible and the recent testomony and either Jewish and Christian heritages, this e-book is a crucial contribution to realizing the impression of the Bible in modern literature.

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